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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 238

    A LOUIS XVI CREAM-PAINTED LIT A POLONAISE

    STAMPED L.M. PLUVINET, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI CREAM-PAINTED LIT A POLONAISE
    STAMPED L.M. PLUVINET, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The circular corona with pink silk upholstery within a waterleaf carved frame and suppored by arched rails further carved with waterleaves and raised on fluted Ionic columns topped with flowering vases on a double-arched headboard with pink silk upholstered panels within waterleaf-carved borders and a footboard carved with scrolling flowering acanthus panels and joined by rails with conforming carving, the headboard stamped and with a partial printed paper label and stamped twice on one side rail, the headboard with a central bolthole possibly from a previous fitment, the footboard possibly previously paneled
    418½ in, (352 cm.) high, 60½ in. (154 cm.) wide, 91 in. (231 cm.) deep


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    Louis-Magdalene Pluvinet, maître in 1775.